FreeBSD 9.0 on VirtualBox 4.1.8

Volodymyr Kostyrko c.kworr at
Tue Jan 31 07:59:03 UTC 2012

Robert Simmons wrote:
> I encountered a problem installing FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE on VirtualBox
> 4.1.8, and I wanted to share my fix for it, so it can be added to the
> FreeBSD wiki and Handbook if appropriate.

> The following checkbox needs to be checked in settings to be able to
> boot FreeBSD:
> Settings>  System>  Motherboard>  Enable IO APIC

You will not be able to boot any amd64 system without enabling IO APIC. 
That's said in VirtualBox manual.

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